Building a Community of Learners

Initiatives & Resources

Faculty Development Series

The Faculty Development Series aims to assist new faculty in their transition to the University of Richmond, expose new faculty to processes and procedures specific to the University and the School of Arts & Sciences, and create a cohesive and collegial community. Faculty will be notified via listserv of upcoming events.

Tucker-Boatwright Festival

The Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts is a cultural event series presented each year by a different humanities department around a theme of their choice, designed to engage our community in conversation.

Honors Convocation

Our annual celebration of student academic achievement, where the David C. Evans awards are presented.

Bridge to Success

A transitional program designed to prepare first-year students to meet the rigorous demands and expectations of the University's academic program.

Additional Community Resources

Academic Advising

Guidance through all of UR's academic offerings to ensure you make the most of your college experience.

Writing Center

Need help polishing that paper? The Writing Center is here for you!

Speech Center

Public speaking doesn't have to be scary. The Speech Center can arm you with tools and tricks to make your next presentation a success.

Academic Skills Center

No matter the subject, the academic skills center has skilled experts available to tutor you.

Center for English as a Second Language

Tutoring and support services for international students, whether they are on the university campus for a single semester or four years. For information on ESL service, please contact Dr. Leslie Bohon at

Global Studio

Helping students, faculty, and staff use technology to enhance language learning and effectively communicate across cultures.

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum

Get comfortable communicating in a foreign language.